Governor Simon Lalong of Plateau State has appointed the former chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission INEC, Professor Attahiru Jega as the Pro-Chancellor and Chairman of Council of the Plateau State University (PLASU), Bokkos.
Lalong also approved the reconstitution of the new Governing Council of the institution with Professor Attahiru Jega as chairman in line with the resolve to address, as a matter of urgency, the challenges facing the Plateau state University, Bokkos with a view to reposition the institution for effective educational training and research in line with the best practices.
According to a statement signed by the director of Press Affairs , Nanle Emmanuel and made available to journalists yesterday that the appointment takes effect from the 14th of August.
The statement also reads: “Lalong has also approved the immediate reinstatement of Professor Danjuma Sheni as the substantive Vice Chancellor of the Plateau State University, Bokkos.
“Also the governor has reaffirmed the appointment of the Pioneer and Current Chancellor of the University, The Soun of Ogbomosho Land, Oba Jimoh Oladunni Oyewumi Ajegundade.”
Governor Lalong calls on all the appointees to put in the best of their experience, exposure and commitment in service for the good of humanity and Plateau State “ the statement further added.